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Miami Marlins morning news: Marlins surprise some by taking Josh Naylor with 12th pick

The Marlins used their 12th overall selection in the 2015 draft on first baseman Josh Naylor. Plus links on Adam Conley, Jarred Cosart, and more.

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Marlins News

The Miami Marlins selected first baseman Josh Naylor with their twelfth pick in the first round of the MLB Draft. Naylor is a seventeen year old high school prospect from Ontario, Canada. Naylor needs a lot more work on his game, but he was considered to be one of the top power hitters in the draft.

Bryan Morris was placed on the 15-day disabled list after suffering a lower back strain. With Morris heading to the DL, the Marlins called up Adam Conley from Triple-A. Conley was a second-round selection of the Marlins in 2011.

The Marlins currently have four starters rehabbing from injuries, but one of them should be back fairly soon. Jarred Cosart will make a rehab start on Thursday for Triple-A New Orleans and it could be the final start of his assignment.

With the Marlins beginning a series against the Toronto Blue Jays last night, a look back at the blockbuster deal that went down between both clubs back in 2012.

Giancarlo Stanton is striking out a lot and sometimes looks uncomfortable at the plate, but is he to blame for the Marlins struggles?

Around the League

Former first overall pick, Carlos Correa made his major league debut yesterday for the Astros.

The Arizona Diamondbacks selected shortstop Dansby Swanson with the first overall pick in the 2015 MLB Draft.

The MLB released an update of the All-Star voting for the American League, and the Royals had seven, yes SEVEN, players as leading vote getters.

The woman who was hit by a bat at Fenway Park last Friday night was upgraded from critical to fair condition.

At FishStripes

-2015 MLB Draft: Miami Marlins select Josh Naylor twelfth overall - Fish Stripes

Naylor was a projected first round pick and gives the Marlins some first base depth.

-MLB Draft 2015: Miami Marlins options for infielders - Fish Stripes

The 2015 MLB Draft is rich in college infielders, many of whom could stick at shortstop. Could the Miami Marlins be interested in one of those talents?

-MLB Draft 2015: Miami Marlins' options for pitching - Fish Stripes

The Marlins have some options with the 12th pick of the 2015 MLB Draft if the team is looking for pitching, especially pitching that could help as soon as possible at the big league level.

-Miami Marlins 'poked around' for bullpen help - Fish Stripes

Rafael Soriano was an option but the Marlins felt he would not be prepared when necessary.

-Kendry Flores gets call from Jacksonville to Miami Marlins - Fish Stripes

On Tuesday the Marlins called up Suns right-hander Kendry Flores, who will provide bullpen depth for Miami during this upcoming road trip to Colorado and Toronto. Suns broadcaster Roger Hoover takes a look at the past week for the AA Marlins.